Shirley Moore

Obituary of Shirley Ann Moore

Smethport - Shirley Ann Moore, 83, of Clermont, passed away Tuesday (December 22, 2020) in the Lutheran Home at Kane.


She was born Sept. 4, 1937 in Drummond, PA, a daughter of James Franklin and Nellie Byrd Bennett Thompson.  On Aug. 2, 1952, in Mt. Jewett, PA, she married Kenneth G. "Red" Moore, who died on Sept. 24, 2009.


Mrs. Moore attended Smethport schools and worked as a seamstress for the Ethan Allen Corp. in Eldred, PA.


Shirley enjoyed square dancing with her husband, Ken, and bred and showed Collie dogs.  She had been  an active member of the Port Allegany, Smethport and Bradford community libraries.


Shirley is survived by:

One son:  Kenneth G. “Bud” (Lori) Moore, Jr. of Eldred

Two daughters:  Cheryl (Paul) Button of Rixford and Patricia Miller of Clermont

Six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren

One brother:  Donald (Chelle) Thompson of Newfane, NY

And several nieces and nephews


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, James, and one sister, Edna.


At Shirley’s request, there will be no visitation or services. Burial will be in Clermont Cemetery.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Clermont Fire Dept., Mt. Jewett Ambulance Association, or your local library.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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